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The Full Blood Count (FBC, also termed Complete Blood Count, CBC) provides information on the cellular contents of the blood: red blood cells, white blood cells (e.g. WBC) and platelets.
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Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is made from the liquid portion of whole blood.
FFP is used to replace low blood clotting factors or low levels of other blood proteins, and can be used to treat TTP.
The Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT), also termed Quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Test (qFIT), is used in bowel cancer screening.
qFIT uses antibodies that specifically recognise human haemoglobin and is therefore more sensitive and specific than the older guaiac-based FOB test.
Fits / Seizure
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The two foundation years (FY1 and FY2) form the initial post-graduate training for doctors in the UK.